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COUNTER, Eng. law. The name of an ancient prison in the city of London, which has now been demolished.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Over-the-counter contracts booked in the United States amounted to 20 percent of the global totals, while the U.S.
"It's a tough pill for New Yorkers to swallow that the over-the-counter drugs they were buying may have been expired," New York Attorney General Letitia James said.
Despite advances in over-the-counter inserts, some people with foot pain still require a custom orthotic.
Tamara feels sick and generally buys an over-the-counter drug for her cold symptoms.
Without these changes, over-the-counter drugs with unsafe or ineffective ingredients can stay on the market, the letter, spearheaded by the Pew Charitable Trusts, noted.
Headaches can be treaterd with over-the-counter medication In addition to paracetamol there are painkillers called NSAIDs - non-steroidal anti-inflammatories.
The authors used a sample of low-income women at risk of unintended pregnancy and found that 21 percent were very likely to use over-the-counter contraceptive pills if supplied by drug or grocery stores, and 15 percent were somewhat likely to use them.
That's the message Democrats are pushing in four states where Republican Senate nominees have endorsed over-the-counter birth control pills: Colorado, North Carolina, Virginia and Minnesota.
Many prescription and over-the-counter medications can impair your ability to drive safely, by causing drowsiness or affecting reaction times, co-ordination, concentration or vision.
It also objects to a recommendation made by the OECD for over-the-counter medicines to be sold at supermarkets.
By doing so, they allegedly maintained speculation on this over-the-counter market, which led to instability of the eurozone.